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Manufacturing Foundry Production Manager (Aluminum

Company: Le Sueur Inc.
Location: Le Sueur
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionManufacturing Foundry Production Manager (Aluminum Sand Mold Dept.)Starting Pay Rate - Depending on QualificationsShift Available

  • 1st Shift (Mon - Fri 5:00 am - 3:20 pm)Great People - Great Compensation - Generous BenefitsImagine growing your career with a company where great people make it exciting to come to work; a company where everyone gets industry-leading benefits and where you have time for friends, family, and life.If you're honest, hardworking, treat others with respect, and want the opportunity to learn and grow your career, we want to talk to you.Job DescriptionIn this position, you will plan, direct, and coordinate Supervisor(s) and department work activities, resources, and processes for manufacturing products to safely achieve product quality, delivery, and cost. You will drive department operational excellence via staff development and continuous improvement in safety, quality, productivity, inventory turnover, on-time delivery, lead time, cost, and scrap reduction. You will work collaboratively with all other functions across the organization to drive operational excellence across the entire value stream.
    • Possesses a high degree of leadership and interpersonal communication skills.
    • Personally embodies LSI Core Values (conservative approach, dignity, integrity, and continuous improvement) and holds department staff accountable to do the same
    • Routinely present and available to all department employees on all shifts
    • Ensures all department staff are actively engaged in a formal career development plan to maximize personnel, department, and Company potential.
    • Identifies and develops existing and potential leaders so Supervisors and Lead coach, encourage, train, and support team members effectively.
    • Ensures that department staff are cross-trained to increase Company flexibility to meet customerdemands
    • Manages department production to ensure delivery of quality products in a safe, timely, and cost-efficient manner.
    • Directs the scheduling and planning efforts of Supervisor(s) to achieve the needs and objectives of the Company and Customers.
    • Identifies, prioritizes, and provides resources to achieve annual operating and budgetary plans.
    • Ensures that ISO procedures and work instructions are in place and effectively utilized.
    • Practices apply and coach Lean principles to realize improvements in the areas of Safety,Quality, Cost, and Delivery.
    • Ensures all department staff are actively engaged in LSIP, and continuous improvement processes.
    • Ensures safety is never compromised. Promotes safety training, LSIPs, workplace and process improvement, and department adherence to all safety rules and LOTO procedures.
    • Ensures that products are manufactured in sufficient quantities to satisfy customer requirementswhile maximizing efficiency and maintaining minimum inventory levels.
    • Stays abreast of new technologies, manufacturing processes, and management developments andutilizes this knowledge to develop short and long-range plans to improve manufacturing techniques, equipment, and production methods.
    • Works closely with Engineers to optimize processes, quality, productivity, and material flow.Minimum RequirementThe ideal candidate would have the following skills/knowledge:
      • Five years in a manufacturing supervisory role, preferably foundry experience.
      • Preferred: Six to ten years of department-specific supervisory experience, including work experienceand/or work experience or training in Lean/Six Sigma.
      • Knowledge of Sand Mold operations and machines.
      • Previous successful implementation of Lean principles.
      • Communicates effectively - Trusted to interact with all levels of management, staff, and customers.
      • Exceptional leadership skills, ability to work and train others
      • Strong blueprint reading skills
      • Intermediate mathematical skills.
      • Intermediate word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software skills.
      • Mechanical skills.
      • Demonstrated history of creating team accountability.
      • Competent to prioritize work activities, solve problems, use time efficiently, and develop realistic work activities.
      • Big-picture thinker - balances the best interests of all LSI Stakeholders.Educational RequirementMinimum: Associate's degree in a related field.Preferred: Bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering, Business Management, Industrial Management,or a related field.Ideal CandidateThis individual is able to build and maintain a safe and friendly work culture and exemplify the 4 core values of LeSueur Incorporated. They would focus on employee strengths and excellence while encouraging and assisting the employees' weaknesses to better themselves. Other qualities we are looking for are:
        • Ability to handle pressure and stressful situations.
        • Ability to communicate effectively and honestly with their team as well as other team members within the company, and work with them to produce results within their position.
        • Ability to be reliable for your employees, getting things done that you said you would, and supporting your team however needed.Functional RequirementsInfrequently able to:
          • Manually lift and move product and materials up to 50 lbs. through regular physical exertion, including but not limited to reach forward, reach overhead, lift, carry, crouch, and bend
          • Power grip and wrist turn, including the use of hand tools and/or steering fork truck
          • Walk, sit, or stand for up to 12 hours with intermittent breaks
          • Push/pull up to 100 lbs.
          • See, inspect, handle and evaluate product quality
          • Read and understand written English language work instructions
          • Work in non-climate controlled environments, including hot and humid conditions
          • Climb ladders and stairs of varying heights
          • Wear task-based Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) provided by LSI
            • Protective Footwear
            • Hearing Protection
            • Protective Eyewear
            • Gloves
            • Additional PPE may as required by specific tasksIndustry Leading Benefits:
              • Generous medical/dental insurance plan
              • Flexible PTO/UTO policy
              • 401k with company match
              • Company-paid Short-term disability
              • Employee assistance plan
              • Career advancement
              • Formal leadership development
              • Education reimbursement program
              • Recognition and awards
              • Employee events (fishing contests, Christmas turkeys, potlucks, appreciation meals, and more)Similar job titlesProduction Manager, Sand Mold Supervisor, Sand Mold Production ManagerAbout LSILe Sueur Incorporated is a world-leading supplier of complex and pressure-tight aluminum castings and plastic injection molding components. We specialize in utilizing permanent mold, sand casting, die casting, plastic injection molding, and precision machining manufacturing processes.Located in Le Sueur, Minnesota, Le Sueur Incorporated is a 3rd generation family-owned company our culture is:
                • Friendly
                • Supportive
                • Hardworking
                • Stable
                • TransparentThis job posting does cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.EEO/AA/M/W/Vet/Disability

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Keywords: Le Sueur Inc., Minneapolis , Manufacturing Foundry Production Manager (Aluminum, Executive , Le Sueur, Minnesota

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